EDD fraud

covert art for the July 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for June 27 through July 03 include July 4th events, a murder in Long Beach, and residential development in Cypress. Top Ten Stories for June 27 through July 03 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): City …continue reading

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Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) took a solid swipe at eradicating unemployment insurance fraud and identity theft with the passage of Senate Bill 58 (SB 58) from the Senate Floor, which requires the Employment Development Department (EDD) to stop including full social security numbers on its correspondence. SB 58 is …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County District Attorney Todd Sptizer during COVID-19

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer was joined by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris at a press conference this morning to announce the prosecution of two business owners who opened up a Garden Grove storefront with the sole purpose of filing false unemployment claims with the state of California for people who …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) introduced legislation to mandate that California’s unemployment department cross check unemployment claims against records in state prisons. In addition to this legislation, Leader Grove recently delivered a letter to Governor Newsom supporting District Attorneys throughout the state and demanding that he provide adequate resources …continue reading